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Houston students takes first place in national conference

Perry High School junior Malika Jackson won first place in Food Innovations at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America conference in Nashville, Tenn, in July.
Perry High School junior Malika Jackson won first place in Food Innovations at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America conference in Nashville, Tenn, in July.

A Houston County student took home the gold at a national conference this summer.

Malika Jackson won first place in Food Innovations at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America conference in Nashville, Tenn, in July. More than 7,500 students and advisers participated in the the event.

Jackson is a junior at Perry High School and enrolled in the culinary arts pathway at Houston County Career Academy. Kama Beaumarchais and Crystal Quick are the school’s FCCLA advisers.

Andrea Honaker: 478-744-4382, @TelegraphAndrea

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